On Sat, Sep 07, 2002 at 02:31:49AM +0900, Phil Tomson wrote:
> For instance, I think it's a violation of the Beginner's Principle of 
> Least Surprise to make everything an object. To a beginner, a number is 
> just a number. A string is a string. They may well be objects as far as 
> the computer is concerned, and it's even fine for experts to treat them as 
> objects. But premature OO is a speed bump in the novice's onramp. "

So learning to deal with numbers AND strings AND arrays AND hashes AND
objects is easier than learning to deal with objects?  Cool.


Massimiliano